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Hydrobates monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867) – Swinhoe's Storm-petrel

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits inshore water bodies and the neritic zone. It is migratory, breeding in loose colonies in offshore islands of Russia and Japan during April, and wintering in India, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Portugal, and Somalia (BirdLife International 2018). 

Conservation Status:  

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of the species is stable, with the current population estimate of 65,000-260,000 individuals. Numerous threats to this species were being recorded such as predator attacks, breeding habitat disturbance, and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2018).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Hydrobates monorhis . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22698520A132651372. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22698520A132651372.en. Accessed on 14 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Hydrobates monorhis (Swinhoe, 1867) – Swinhoe's Storm-petrel. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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